Study a degree that’s tailor-made for you.
A liberal arts degree gives you the freedom to focus on the subjects that most interest you. You’ll concentrate on a major area of study while maintaining a breadth of learning spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Liberal Studies with Integrated Foundation incorporates an extra year of study to prepare you for your undergraduate degree. Once you have completed the foundation year, you will progress directly on to the three-year BA (Hons) Liberal Studies (Political Science) degree.
The Political Science Major
The Political Science Major will give you a broad and in-depth knowledge of the complexity of global politics.
You will examine political institutions from across the world and critically analyse the ways in which they operate and distribute power and resources.
Using case studies drawn from contemporary and historic events, you will learn how to develop policies that aim to resolve complex political issues.
With over 140 nationalities on campus, you’ll encounter a diverse range of perspectives that will broaden your understanding of global politics.
Elective modules will help you understand the breadth of this discipline and also give you a broad skillset.
Options to learn a language and study abroad at one of our international partners will help expand your learning and global outlook.
This degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in fields such as politics, diplomacy, international business, economics, history, law and media.
You’ll graduate with a wide range of skills valuable in any workplace, including critical thinking, cross-cultural understanding, communication, teamwork and problem-solving – ready to become an engaged, thoughtful and well-informed global leader.
Industry-active academics and our Graduate Outcomes Team can help to connect you to world-renowned companies, where you’ll build workplace skills and connections you’ll lean on throughout your whole career.
Liberal Studies alumni have a high rate of employment and occupy various high-profile positions across academia, entrepreneurship, finance, politics, law, management, the arts, marketing, PR, psychology and consultancy.